Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

There are 66327 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Mar 22, 2012, titled Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

Social media has put the spotlight on the story Trayvon Martin , an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida.

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Janitor

Vancouver, WA

#78596 Oct 30, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Police record means nothing when a black animal attacks you......
Bottom line ashtray had only two injuries.......
Busted knuckles and a bullet hole
Zim had multiple injuries to his face and head
If you would have read his twitter account before it was deleted you would have seen plenty of gang activities
Lots of photos showing him flashing gang signs
His writing was filled with gang slogans
But the only thing needed to prove Zim innocent was the fact that Zim was beaten and ashtray was not.........
Zimmermman was beaten by a seventeen year old kid, who he shouldn't have been chasing, with his gun. The fact that he couldn't fight without a gun to make him big and powerful was his own doing.

And, as for Martin's using gang language, so what, if he wrote it or said it, all kids like to talk tough, and that includes white kids too. All you have to do is get around a bunch of white supremacists to see that. They all talk like you, with the racial slurs and the tough guy slang. You were the one who said hoody was gang slang. If that were true every kid in the school I work in and every other kid from grade school through college and a good big part of their teachers and school staff would be talking gang slang. In fact, most of the terms used by kids in their day to day exchanges could be called gang slang, since all kids like to use them. Saying a person speaks gang banger talk is as ignorant and idiotic as the way people used to say everything young people and, again, a big part of the adult crowd who had adapted the idioms, were talking "hippy talk". And, it was done with the same thoughtless animosity,(this I can well remember).

In fact, you say his twitter was filled with gang violence, and any I saw simply had the same commonly used language I hear all the time from the kids in the school where I work. You see it because you want to see it. It's an excuse for continuing with your racist, black hating logic, or rather illogic as is the case here.

And, you still haven't shown any proof in any of your posts where this illegal weapon he was supposed to have been about to run out and buy came from. Your own imagination for the purpose of rationalizing a mindless, violent attack by a wanna be rambo is a good guess however.
Janitor

Vancouver, WA

#78597 Oct 30, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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No Felony on his record and the state issued him a permit to carry a gun
He did not need a reason to carry a gun........it is his right to carry a gun.....
Ashtray matched the description of a recent rash of burglaries.......
Young black men wearing a hood over their head........
All of the evidence shows that Zim was attacked by ashtray
Ashtray had no marks from Zim grabbing or hitting him
Whitenesses said ashtray was on the top backing up Zims statement
When Zim was told their was a video you could see and hear he was relieved......
I was forced to use a gun twice.....
Until you are in that situation you will not understand....
If Zim assaulted ashtray why nor marks?????
So every kid wearing a hoody was automatically subject,(oh yes, only young blackmen), and they should be chased by some gun toting whacko, self appointed vigilante with the obvious intention of killing one of those "fu--ing coons". The fact that mr tough guy couldn't fight without his gun isn't too surprising. All talk and no no substance, like most of his ilk. If someone came after me with a gun and I got him down, I'd be compelled to to beat on him for a bit before I stopped. Better than getting shot, though , in this case, the wimp got lucky and still ended up killing an unarmed kid. I don't know what you call assault but a gun shot at point blank range sounds like one to me.

By the way, I was mugged on more than one occasion and on one of them I was knocked out and left on the street by the white gang who did it. I took karate and arnise after that and packed a piece of rebar on a leather thong after that. If one of the tough talking he men like Zimmerman had attacked me I'd have laid his head open with it.
Janitor

Vancouver, WA

#78598 Oct 30, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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If you listen to the original tape Zim never mentioned that ashtray was black until dispatch asked him
But we have plenty of evidence that ashtray was a racist
What evidence? Where was this evidence you speak of? On the other hand I only had to listen to the words used by Zimmerman to know he was a bigot, when it came to young black men.
Janitor

Vancouver, WA

#78599 Oct 30, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
<quoted text>
Wrong again
People like ashtray and bareback are the ones wanting segregation
They want to be separate and different but demand more than equal treatment......
More of the typical twisted rationalization of the white racist. Like you knew anything at all about Martin's thinking.
cracker

Seattle, WA

#78600 Oct 30, 2013
Janitor wrote:
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More of the typical twisted rationalization of the white racist. Like you knew anything at all about Martin's thinking.
ahole, the racist thug got what he was asking for, go for it big boy.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#78603 Oct 30, 2013
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>A "boy" whom was 6'1"
No matter how many times you retell this lie, Afterbirth, it doesn't become true.

Wipe your chin, Spoogesponge, it's coated with mjjizzem,

71 inches and 158 pounds.

I know: it's hard for you to remember when I shoved my foot up your azz... so many others have been there before and since.

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/120687039/Trayvon...

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#78604 Oct 30, 2013
Evidence wrote:
What evidence proves Martin was a racist?
It's common knowledge.
Not as common as zimmerman being a racists and of course let's not forget he started sticking his finger inside his cousin when she was six years old.

On top of his arrest record, and getting fired for his bad temper and the restraining order and of course he was on prescription pills and who know what else- he's been through drug rehab.

And since there was the assault on his father-in-law.

Can't wait when his wife gets half his stuff.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#78605 Oct 30, 2013
Evidence wrote:
Zimmerman, on the other hand was investigated and cleared of any charges of racism
The FBI said they could find no evidence from the people they interviewed.

The pedophile was never charged with racism, he was charged with 2nd degree murder.
Truth

United States

#78606 Oct 30, 2013
Janitor wrote:
<quoted text>So every kid wearing a hoody was automatically subject,(oh yes, only young blackmen), and they should be chased by some gun toting whacko, self appointed vigilante with the obvious intention of killing one of those "fu--ing coons". The fact that mr tough guy couldn't fight without his gun isn't too surprising. All talk and no no substance, like most of his ilk. If someone came after me with a gun and I got him down, I'd be compelled to to beat on him for a bit before I stopped. Better than getting shot, though , in this case, the wimp got lucky and still ended up killing an unarmed kid. I don't know what you call assault but a gun shot at point blank range sounds like one to me.

By the way, I was mugged on more than one occasion and on one of them I was knocked out and left on the street by the white gang who did it. I took karate and arnise after that and packed a piece of rebar on a leather thong after that. If one of the tough talking he men like Zimmerman had attacked me I'd have laid his head open with it.
Didn't you read reports or watch the trial? There is absolutely zero evidence Zimmerman attacked Martin. The Feds also investigated and said there was nothing racial about the case. You bought in to that idea by listening to ignorant Al and Jessie. He did not say coons either. Get informed little fellow. You're just looking ignorant at this point.
Truth

United States

#78607 Oct 30, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>Not as common as zimmerman being a racists and of course let's not forget he started sticking his finger inside his cousin when she was six years old.

On top of his arrest record, and getting fired for his bad temper and the restraining order and of course he was on prescription pills and who know what else- he's been through drug rehab.

And since there was the assault on his father-in-law.

Can't wait when his wife gets half his stuff.
Hey dimwit. There is no evidence Zimmerman is a racist. The FBI would have found evidence. They cleared him. To bad Martin didn't go to rehab for his marijuana problem. The M.E. said the level in his system was high enough to effect his behavior. Maybe he wouldn't have attacked Zimmerman if he wasn't a doper. I heard he finally stopped smoking now.

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#78608 Oct 30, 2013
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>A "boy" whom was 6'1" and 195# football player, who attacked someone who axed him a question? Give it a rest.
You know damn well those are NOT the numbers for Trayvon Martin when he was murdered.

You wallow in Lies. Lies is your security blanket. Lies sleeps with you. Lies understands you.

Lies goes fishing with You. Lies eats with You. Lies plays with you. Lies loves You. You take Lies to the park. Lies is your best friend.

Lies was in the waiting room the day of your nonbirth. You embraced Lies and the rest is history.

Chicago nonbirth, it is understandable why you enjoy Lies so much. Lies was there for you from the beginning. It is as if he knew your soul before your nonbirth. Y'all are an inseparable pair. Even the gusty winds of Chicago cannot tear y'all apart.

We all understand the bond y'all share.

What a friendship!

Y'all are just like Bonnie and Clyde!

Y'all are just like McCain and Palin!

Y'all are just like Wrongly Wromney and whatchamacallit!

Y'all are just like the Penguin and Catwoman!

Y'all are just like fido and fleas!

You and Lies cannot be torn apart. But The Sword of Truth shall rip your lying tongue from your swollen, filthy mouth!

The Sword of Truth will separate Lies from your nasty tongue. Then, AND ONLY THEN, shall you be a respectable and upright citizen in the community of humans.

The Sword of Truth won't just stop at you. He shall visit your filthy pals too! UnPatriotic will resist to no avail. Resident Pervert will bow to The Sword. Here is Onehelluvafool will try to kill The Sword but shall find that his guns are NO match for The Sword of Truth!

The deviant absent landlord, known as xxxrayted, shall try to drive over The Sword, but shall find that The Sword of Truth lies down for no one!

The Sword of Truth is mightier than ANY of the Fools, ANY of the Racists, ANY of the Idiots parading on this thread.

Deal with it!

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#78609 Oct 30, 2013
Truth wrote:
<quoted text>I'm just looking ignorant at this point.
We know.

We've been known that!
Truth

United States

#78610 Oct 30, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>We know.

We've been known that!
You just said you were looking ignorant. LOL!!! HA HA HA HA!!! About time you admitted it.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#78612 Oct 30, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The FBI said they could find no evidence from the people they interviewed.
The pedophile was never charged with racism, he was charged with 2nd degree murder.
he was charged with 2nd degree murder... said the 'dumchit'

BUT NOT CONVICTED!
BIG change!

Charge(d)
1. A formal accusation of an offense which is the preliminary step to prosecution. For example “A was charged with the murder of his wife.”

http://definitions.uslegal.com/c/charge/

con·vict (kn-vkt)
v. con·vict·ed, con·vict·ing, con·victs
v.tr.
1. Law To find or prove (someone) guilty of an offense or crime, especially by the verdict of a court: The jury convicted the defendant of manslaughter.
[Found by a jury of his peers - NOT GUILTY]
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/convicted

Conviction Law & Legal Definition
A conviction is the outcome of a trial in which a criminal defendant is found guilty. A defendant in a criminal trial may be convicted by a judge or jury if the prosecutor proves their case beyond a reasonable doubt.
[Zimmerman WAS NOT CONVICTED - NOT GUILTY!]
In a jury trial, the number of jurors required to convict varies by state.

When a verdict is returned and before it is recorded the jury may be polled at the request of any party or upon the court’s own motion. If upon the poll there is not unanimous concurrence, the jury may be directed to retire for further deliberation or may be discharged.

The following is a sample instruction defining "beyond a resonable doubt", according to one state's uniform criminal jury instructions:

"Proof beyond a reasonable doubt is the highest level of certainty recognized in the law. It requires a significantly greater degree of certainty than the next lower standard of "clear and convincing evidence." The clear and convincing standard requires evidence of such convincing force that it demonstrates, in contrast to the opposing evidence, a high probability of the truth of the facts for which it is offered as proof. To be clear and convincing, the evidence must be so clear as to leave no substantial doubt and be sufficiently strong to command the unhesitating assent of every reasonable mind. Again, the proof beyond a reasonable doubt standard requires a significantly greater degree of certainty than that required to meet the clear and convincing evidence standard."

http://definitions.uslegal.com/c/conviction/

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#78613 Oct 30, 2013
Truth wrote:
<quoted text>
You just said you were looking ignorant. LOL!!! HA HA HA HA!!! About time you admitted it.
Hi ruth.

Look again. It's YOUR quote!

When are you gonna find that "T" ?

Bye ruth!
Truth

United States

#78614 Oct 30, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
<quoted text>Hi ruth.

Look again. It's YOUR quote!

When are you gonna find that "T" ?

Bye ruth!
I never posted it. You did. LOL. LOL. How ignorant can you be. It was your quote. Still laughing at you.
Truth

United States

#78616 Oct 30, 2013
Hey everybody be truthful be free had admitted to being ignorant. Name changing soon to be lying be ignorant. LOL.

“Facts”

Since: May 08

Mexico

#78617 Oct 30, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>The pedophile was on a mixture on prescription drugs and alcohol.
No law against that

“Facts”

Since: May 08

Mexico

#78618 Oct 30, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>A pedophile is still running loose.

He will rn into the law again.
Yes like when he saved the people in a burning car..........LOL

More gay sex fantasies to follow
Truth

United States

#78619 Oct 30, 2013
Poor be lying be ignorant is upset because all their lies get exposed about the case. Please tell us more facts in the case so we can get a good laugh.

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